Bulalacao, Province of Oriental Mindoro

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceOriental Mindoro
Barangay count15
Postal code5214
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTablas Strait
Philippine major island(s)Mindoro
Area (2007)321.86 km2 (124.27 sq mi)
Population (2015)39,107
Density (2015)122 / km2 (315 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 20' North, 121° 21' East (12.3254, 121.3435)
Estimated elevation above sea level15.8 meters (51.8 feet)

Bulalacao, formerly known as San Pedro, is a coastal municipality in the province of Oriental Mindoro.

The municipality has a land area of 321.86 square kilometers or 124.27 square miles which constitutes 7.59% of Oriental Mindoro's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 39,107. This represented 4.63% of the total population of Oriental Mindoro province, or 1.32% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 122 inhabitants per square kilometer or 315 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bulalacao has 15 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Bagong Sikat2.12%83074511.41%2.08%
Balatasan5.54%2,1671,9799.50%1.74%
Benli11.58%4,5274,02512.47%2.26%
Cabugao2.54%9951,046-4.88%-0.95%
Cambunang6.13%2,3992,2456.86%1.27%
Campaasan8.05%3,1493,317-5.06%-0.98%
Maasin2.33%91278915.59%2.80%
Maujao7.97%3,1182,50524.47%4.26%
Milagrosa5.41%2,1171,9528.45%1.56%
Nasukob11.30%4,4193,26835.22%5.91%
Poblacion9.29%3,6343,3767.64%1.41%
San Francisco1.99%778903-13.84%-2.80%
San Isidro1.44%5635188.69%1.60%
San Juan8.83%3,4552,65030.38%5.18%
San Roque15.46%6,0444,43636.25%6.07%
Bulalacao Total39,10733,75415.86%2.84%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bulalacao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 114,743,679.73.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200963,599,199.41
201066,669,665.694.83%
201173,134,820.119.70%
201269,943,158.74-4.36%
201379,886,785.1914.22%
201490,362,463.7813.11%
2015103,743,686.8414.81%
2016114,743,679.7310.60%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bulalacao is 5 to 9, with 5,335 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 243 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1938
1 to 44,480
5 to 95,335
10 to 144,829
15 to 194,314
20 to 243,489
25 to 292,800
30 to 342,413
35 to 392,192
40 to 442,022
45 to 491,753
50 to 541,344
55 to 591,061
60 to 64765
65 to 69519
70 to 74362
75 to 79243
80 and over248
Total39,107

Historical population

The population of Bulalacao grew from 5,414 in 1960 to 39,107 in 2015, an increase of 33,693 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.84%, or an increase of 5,353 people, from the previous population of 33,754 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,414
10,8577.04%
14,0385.29%
16,9263.81%
21,3162.33%
24,0472.28%
27,6983.08%
30,1881.19%
33,7544.15%
39,1072.84%

Location

The municipal center of Bulalacao is situated at approximately 12° 20' North, 121° 21' East, in the island of Mindoro. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.8 meters or 51.8 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Bulalacao are Calapan, Batangas City, Roxas City, Lipa, Lucena, and Tayabas. The nearest municipalities are Magsaysay, Mansalay, San Jose, Roxas, Rizal, and Caluya. Its distance from the national capital is 253.68 kilometers (157.63 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 253.68 kilometers (157.63 miles) to the North (N9°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 39,107, ranked 658 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 124.27 square kilometers, ranked 272 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 122 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,203 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.84%, ranked 1,391 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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